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'Qualified Indians' welcome, says US as Trump tighten H-1B visa rules


As the Trump administration continues to tighten screws on the H-1B visa programme, United States Consul General in Mumbai, Edgard Kagan, says his country encourages and welcomes "qualified Indians".

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H-1B visa: U.S. firms' demand for foreign MBAs drops amid uncertainty


Uncertainty about how hard the White House may crack down on the controversial H-1B visa appears to be behind a drop in demand for foreign MBAs graduating from U.S. universities, said the head of the non-profit that runs business school admission tests.

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OPT, H-1B, and Job Loss – Dealing with the Transition

Losing a job is an emotional and stressful situation. You may feel shocked, angry, depressed, worried, or all of the above. But, when your visa is tied to your job, a termination or layoff can have a much broader impact.

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California Immigration Attorney Justin G. Fok Discusses H-1B Lottery Alternatives

San Francisco immigration attorney Justin G. Fok, of The Law Offices of Justin G. Fok, educates employers and foreign workers on options for those who did not make the H-1B lottery.

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All unselected H-1B petitions returned: US

The US Citizenship and Immigration Services today said that it has returned all the petitions of H1-B visas, popular among Indian IT professionals, that were not selected in the computer-generated lottery system in April.

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Substantial increase in denial of H1B petitions, says report

There has been a substantial increase in denial of H-1B visa petitions of Indians by the US Immigration authority as compared to people of other nationalities,

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New Evidence USCIS Policies Increased Denials Of H-1B Visas

At the same time the Trump administration has launched a trade war premised, in part, on worry that China will pass the U.S. in the technologies of the future, Trump officials are guaranteeing America will not have the talent to produce such technologies by blocking the entry of foreign-born scientists and engineers.

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H - 1B denials and requests for evidence increase under the trump adminnistration

H-1B denials and Requests for Evidence (RFEs) increased significantly in the 4th quarter of FY 2017, likely due to new Trump administration policies, according to data obtained from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) by the National Foundation for American Policy. 

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H-1B rejections spike in fourth quarter of 2017

There was a sharp rise in rejection of H-1B petitions in the fiscal quarter immediately following President Donald Trump’s announcement of restrictive policies in 2017, said a study based on US data, that also showed more Indians were turned down than others.

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H-1B visa policy: 10 latest updates and what they mean

There have been several changes on H-1B visa policy in the last few months. The changes announced by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) further tighten the H-1B visa rules. Many of these rules will come into effect from the coming September 11.

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